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Fat Alley BBQ

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122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
970 728 3985
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great BBQ and salad!

My family and I have been coming to this place for years, in all their various locations in town. They have good BBQ and a really good mixed salad (the dressing is unreal). It's a real local spot (at least it used to be) and big communal tables.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
Alexa W
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New York
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New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

My family and I have been coming to this place for years, in all their various locations in town. They have good BBQ and a really good mixed salad (the dressing is unreal). It's a real local spot (at least it used to be) and big communal tables.

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Thank Alexa W
Holywood, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

First class service service and food! And that was in the walk in bar. Steaks to die for cooked black and blue ...perfect.

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Thank davidcrowe
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

I've eaten at Fat Alley about 10 times, partly because I like Cajun food. It's never great, but it's always pretty solid. Their gumbo is my favorite. If I want a BBQ chicken sandwich, I won't hesitate to order it though my last one had a dry bun, which put a damper on my somewhat decadent eating experience. (I typically... More 

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Thank Jay M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We had a variety of food for lunch, salad, gumbo, sliders, fries, everything was good, quick service.

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Thank Susan G
Boca Raton
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132 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

So it was raining and we just walked in for lunch . The chef must be from New Orleans because the menu consisted of Gumbo and foods from the south. The French fries had a seasoning that did not appeal to me, very salty . The same seasoning was on the chips they served with the spinach dip. Would I... More 

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Thank karen B
Albany, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The restaurant and the staff were certainly pleasant enough but food was not distinguished at all. I had a cup of gumbo and salad both of which were fine but nothing special. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich which was not very tasty and the accompanying barbecue sauce was very vinegary, not sweet at all. She also ordered a... More 

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Thank mkatrack
North Oaks, Minnesota
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We ate here for dinner while passing through Telluride on our vacation in October. It was a couple blocks from our lodging and at the base of the gondola so it was convenient. This is pretty much the off season so not too many people dining but the owner said it was definitely packed when the snow flies. My wife... More 

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Thank Rich J
Fort Collins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This was recommended to us by the Hotel Telluride staff for watching the Bronco game. The owner is such a hoot and really made us feel welcome. Food was outstanding.

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Thank Dani K
Plymouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My family and I have been eating this BBQ for over 10 years! It is a must not miss experience in Telluride, Colorado. Also, this is one of the best places to catch sporting events with a great crowd on many big screens. Happy eating!

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Thank Tiffany H
Telluride, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Poor atmosphere combined with an undercooked (raw) hamburger equals a bad experience. Avoid this place!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 122 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: 970 728 3985

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?